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The XF-85


Published 1950


The McDonnell XF-85 [Goblin] was an attempt to provide escort cover for the new long-range Convair B-36 "Peacemaker", in 1947 the USAAF issued a request to the McDonnell Aircraft Corporation to provide prototypes for a "parasite" fighter.
This aircraft would contained within a B-36 "mothership" and be launched and retrieved as needed to counter the threat of enemy aircraft.
Only two "Goblin" were ever built


Run time 8 min.
Production Company McDonnell Aircraft Corporation
Audio/Visual sound, color
Contact Information www.k-otic.com

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